Critic’s Choice Movie

Critic’s Choice Movie

Join us for our Critic’s Choice Film Series once a month. The FREE movie is presented the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm in the Community Room.

Snacks are provided.

If you have any questions, please call the library at (715) 536-7191.

The Courier

May 22, 2024 at 1:00PM

The Courier (2020)

This intense spy thriller is based on the true story of a British businessman recruited to relay messages from a Soviet agent to the CIA during the Cold War and events leading up to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Benedict Cumberbatch gives a stellar performance in this suspenseful drama.

Rated: PG-13

Run time: 1 hrs 51 min

About My Father movie poster

June 26, 2024 at 1:00PM

About My Father (2023)

This comedy co-written by and starring Sebastian Maniscalco is loosely based on his real-life Italian immigrant father played by Robert De Niro. After Sebastian tells his father he plans to propose to his girlfriend, his father insists on meeting her extremely rich and eccentric family. Seemingly with nothing in common and very different cultures, will the two families become one?

Rated: PG-13

Run time: 1 hr 30 min

The Princess Bride movie poster

July 24, 2024 at 1:00PM

The Princess Bride (1987)

One of the best light-hearted fantasy adventure comedies of all time, this movie is full of mega stars including Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Andre the Giant and Billy Crystal. A grandpa reads to his sick grandson a tale of a swashbuckling pirate, a princess, a six-fingered man, a giant, and many more memorable characters. Can true love overcome evil in this classic story?

Rated: PG

Run time: 1 hr 38 min

The Call of the Wild movie poster

August 28, 2024 at 1:00PM

The Call of the Wild (2020)

Harrison Ford portrays John Thornton who befriends the big St Bernard mix, Buck, in this family friendly adaptation of the classic Jack London novel. Many trials await the two in the Arctic Circle during the late 19th century gold rush. Although considered an adventure drama, there are many lighthearted moments. Interestingly, Buck is portrayed by a former Cirque du Soleil performer who is digitally transformed into the big, fun-loving dog.

Rated: PG-13

Run time: 1 hr 40 min

Collateral Beauty movie poster

September 25, 2024 at 1:00PM

Collateral Beauty (2016)

A beautiful heart-touching film starring Will Smith as a man who has suffered a great tragedy. Seeking answers, he writes letters to Love, Time, and Death. He never expects answers, but sometimes the universe does respond in unexpected ways.

Rated: PG-13

Run time: 1 hr 37 min

Ocean's 8 movie poster

November 27, 2024 at 1:00PM

Ocean’s 8 (2018)

 

Rated: PG-13

Run time: 1 hr 50 min

T.B. Scott Free Library
106 West First Street
Merrill, WI 54452

Telephone (715) 536 - 7191

Monday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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